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Meaning of “drizzle” in the English Dictionary

"drizzle" in British English

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drizzlenoun

uk   us   /ˈdrɪz.əl/
  • drizzle noun (RAIN)

[U] rain in very ​small, ​lightdrops: Tomorrow will be ​cloudy with ​outbreaks of ​rain and drizzle.

drizzleverb

uk   us   /ˈdrɪz.əl/
  • drizzle verb (RAIN)

[I] to ​rain in ​smalllightdrops: It's been drizzling all ​day.
(Definition of drizzle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"drizzle" in American English

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drizzlenoun [U]

 us   /ˈdrɪz·əl/
a ​slightrain: We had ​fog and drizzle ​earlier, but now it’s ​sunny.
drizzle
verb [I]  us   /ˈdrɪz·əl/
It’s been drizzling on and off all ​day.
(Definition of drizzle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “drizzle”
in Korean 이슬비…
in Arabic رَذاذ…
in Malaysian hujan renyai-renyai…
in French bruiner…
in Russian мелкий дождь, изморось…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雨, 細雨,零星小雨,毛毛雨…
in Italian pioggerella…
in Turkish çiselemek, ince ince yağmak…
in Polish mżawka…
in Spanish lloviznar…
in Vietnamese mưa phùn…
in Portuguese garoa, chuvisco…
in Thai ตกปรอย ๆ…
in German nieseln…
in Catalan plugim…
in Japanese 霧雨…
in Chinese (Simplified) 雨, 细雨,零星小雨,毛毛雨…
in Indonesian menitik-nitik…
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